Platelet-rich plasma for alopecia

Written by: Dra. Montserrat Casas Ripoll
Published: | Updated: 22/05/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Among the applications of Platelet Rich Plasma is also the treatment of alopecia. The growth factors present in the patient's own blood, stimulate the formation of collagen and elastin hyaluronic acid also increased vascularization in the hair follicle so it helps slow hair loss and regeneration of the same in patients They have moderate hair loss.

 

Platelet-rich plasma for alopecia, what is it?

 

First, the patient's blood is removed and centrifuged for 15 minutes. This centrifugation separates rich plasma alopecia growth factors platelets that will be what the patient is injected into the scalp to stimulate regeneration. It is painless microinjection but if the patient wishes, and to prevent minor discomfort, you can apply an anesthetic cream or apply cold in the area.

The number of sessions needed depends on each patient because the treatment is personalized and will depend on the degree of fall. The results are progressive and increases with each session. As of the first it is when the results are. After each session, you can resume normal activity immediately.

 

Alopecia that can be treated with PRP

 

The platelet-rich plasma is suitable for both female and male alopecia. Growth factors, and produce collagen, lengthening the phase of hair growth, essential to get it to grow strong and healthy.

With PRP you can also treat traumatic alopecia or recover a damaged abuse dyes, or permanent hair irons.

 

Is definitive treatment?

 

The PRP is a progressive treatment. Restore factors and prevent the fall because platelets promote cell proliferation, increase hair growth period, thicken the diameter of each hair and especially favor the formation of new blood vessels so regenerate blood circulation around hair follicles. They also stimulate the development of new follicles and promote neovascularization.

It is recommended that this treatment the patient starts when you notice increased hair loss, such as when to wake up to find hair on the pillow.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Montserrat Casas Ripoll
Aesthetic Medicine

Dr. Casas is a real leader in aesthetic medicine, he runs his own clinic since 1987. He is PhD from the University of Málaga, has completed his training with a Masters in Aesthetic Medicine, Master in Senology and Breast Pathology. It is also formed in botulinum toxin treatment.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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